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Dec 21, 2012 2:30 PM by Lauren Molenburg

40 evacuated after Breckenridge ski lift stalls

BRECKENRIDGE, Colorado (AP) - About 40 people have been evacuated from a ski lift at the Breckenridge Ski Resort after the lift stalled.

Resort officials say no one was injured in the incident Thursday afternoon on the Peak 8 SuperConnect lift.

The Summit Daily News reports (http://tinyurl.com/cvl52sw) skiers and snowboarders were lowered to safety by ropes.

The incident was blamed on an unspecified mechanical problem.

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Information from: Summit Daily News, http://www.summitdaily.com/

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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